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San Francisco 40th Anniversary Weekend Takeover – Free and Fun!

Dec 2, 2021

Whether you’re visiting for a weekend or are a life-long resident, you can always find something new and cool to do in San Francisco with the city’s infinite number of unique restaurants, bars, shops, galleries, and locales! Join us for free events in distinctive neighborhoods to support local businesses and artists… you may also take the chance to do some good in the community with several volunteer activations set up in conjunction with All Within My Hands just for ’Tallica fans.

Please note that San Francisco proof of vaccination and mask requirements apply to all events. For more information, visit SF.gov.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16

Visit the Valencia Corridor for the Metallica block party between 15th and 17th Streets. Food, drinks, music, philanthropy, trivia, and more!

ALL WITHIN MY HANDS ON PHILANTHROPY & ROCK ‘N ROLL

5 PM | Stage Werx | 446 Valencia Street

A one-hour conversation with All Within My Hands Associate Director Renee Richardson and representatives from Outside Lands and Salesforce to discuss how musicians, their crews, music business professionals, and fans can all join together to do good for communities worldwide.

Moderated by Mr. Mission, Manny Yekutiel, owner of Manny’s, a community-focused learning and meeting space.

METALLICA TRIVIA WITH STEFFAN CHIRAZI

7 PM | West of Pecos | 550 Valencia

Join long-time Metallica scribe Steffan Chirazi to test how much you really know about Metallica, meet other fans, win cool prizes, and enjoy amazing Southwestern food and cocktails along with BLACKENED Whiskey drink specials.

VISIT LOCAL RESTAURANTS, BARS, AND MERCHANTS ON THE BLOCK

5 PM – 10 PM | Valencia Corridor

Manny’s
Community-focused meeting and learning place in the heart of San Francisco
3092 16th Street

Limon
Family-owned Peruvian restaurant
524 Valencia Street

La Cumbre
Taqueria and birthplace of the Mission Style burrito
515 Valencia Street

Casanova Bar
“Your neighborhood Mission bar”
527 Valencia Street

West of Pecos
A Southwestern-inspired restaurant and cocktail bar
550 Valencia Street

Blondie's Bar
Martini and live music specialists
540 Valencia Street

Fellow Barber
Pioneers in contemporary barber culture
696 Valencia Street

Hawker-Fare
Lao Isan Tiki Bar
680 Valencia Street

LUNA
An all-day American Brasserie in the Mission District
694 Valencia Street

Flour + Water Pizzeria
“Respect the dough”
702 Valencia Street

Curio Bar & Restuarant @ The Chapel
At the heart of the Mission District, reflecting the free-spirited, artistic culture that defines this neighborhood
775 Valencia Street

Mosto & Tacolicious
Tequila, Mezcal y Botanas
741 Valencia Street

ChezChez
A celebration of terrace and aperitivo culture
584 Valencia Street

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17

JOIN TEAM ALL WITHIN MY HANDS & VOLUNTEER AT THE SF MARIN FOOD BANK POP-UP FOOD PANTRY

Registration Full | 10:15 AM – 1 PM | 74 Mission Rock Street

Volunteer at the Drive-Through Food Pickup at Oracle Park, the home of the San Francisco Giants, in conjunction with our long-time partners, SF-Marin Food Bank. The pop-up will be held in Lot A, across the cove from the stadium. Help those in need and receive a free All Within My Hands t-shirt!

Registration for this event is now full. Sign up for the waitlist to be alerted if space becomes available.

Check-in with food bank staff - 10:20 AM
Orientation and roll assignments - 10:30 AM
Approximate shift end - 1 PM

Work up an appetite helping others? Visit SPARK Social SF, a food truck park, beer and sangria garden, and event space located a short walk away in the heart of the Mission Bay neighborhood. The Park includes 150+ unique street food vendors to create a different dining experience every single day.

BLACKENED WHISKEY’S METALLICA PRE-SIGNED BOTTLE EVENT AND MEET AND GREET WITH MASTER DISTILLER ROB DIETRICH

12 PM | Blackwell’s Wine and Spirits | 5620 Geary Blvd.

BLACKENED WHISKEY’S OFFICIAL METALLICA 40TH ANNIVERSARY PRE-PARTY NIGHT #1

6 PM – 8 PM | Executive Order Bar & Lounge | 868 Mission Street

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18

OCEAN BEACH CLEAN-UP WITH ALL WITHIN MY HANDS

Registration Full | 10 AM – 12 PM | 704 Great Hwy Parking at Ocean Beach

Help keep our beaches clean, safe, and beautiful as we partner with TogetherSF for a morning clean-up in an iconic, scenic setting! Come early and grab a free continental breakfast (that’s fancy for coffee, juice, bagels, and pastries). All participants will receive a free All Within My Hands t-shirt!

Registration for this event is now full. Sign up for the waitlist to be alerted if space becomes available.

Grab lunch when you’re done and continue to enjoy the views and beach vibes at one of these classic San Francisco beach locales: Beach Chalet, TJ Café, or Ocean Beach Café.

EXPLORE LOCAL ARTISANS AND VISIT GALLERIES IN THE DESIGN DISTRICT

10 AM – 5 PM

THE SFMADE GIFT-MART

10 AM – 4 PM | Great Northern | 119 Utah Street

We’ve partnered with SFMade – a nonprofit that supports local manufacturers who create jobs and career pathways for local residents overcoming barriers to employment for a more vibrant, equitable, and resilient economy – to host a gift-mart featuring over 20 local small businesses and makers.

There will be local food trucks outside, music by DJ CIP, and you can enjoy a BLACKENED Whiskey “Wakey Wakey Old Fashioned” with cold brew coffee and orange bitters inside, along with other craft cocktails. Get your Christmas shopping done while supporting local artists!

THE BLACK ALBUM IN BLACK & WHITE ROSS HALFIN GALLERY SHOW

11 AM – 5 PM | 198 Utah Street

Enjoy the work of famed Metallica photographer Ross Halfin just across the street from the gift-mart. Prints will be available for online purchase.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 19

BLACKENED WHISKEY BRUNCH

12 PM | AtWater Tavern | 295 Terry A. Francois Blvd.

BLACKENED WHISKEY’S OFFICIAL METALLICA 40TH ANNIVERSARY PRE- PARTY NIGHT #2

6 PM – 8 PM | Executive Order Bar & Lounge | 868 Mission Street